Get the course here: http://organiclifeguru.com/organic-soil-building-for-the-organic-backyard-gardener/ Are you a backyard organic gardener looking to improve your garden through improving your organic soil?
You can use this course for all the various types of organic gardening like raised bed gardening, in ground gardening, container gardening, lasagna gardening, urban gardening, and much much more.
Healthy, fertile soil is the key to growing abundant, nutrient-rich food. Organic gardeners recognize that their job is to build rich soil; abundant, nutrient-rich food is just a by-product of healthy soil. Feed the soil and the soil will feed you!
In this course, Samantha Langlois, conservation biologist, avid organic gardener, and edible landscaper makes soil ecology and soil building available to people of all educational backgrounds. Delivered video lecture-style and with supplemental PDF downloads, Samantha clearly breaks down the science behind healthy garden soil!
In this course you will gain the scientific background to understand the science of soil ecology. You will then learn what your soil needs in order to be healthy and fertile. Most importantly, you will learn how to apply this knowledge to your own backyard organic garden. By the end of this course you will know how to build the soil you need to produce abundant, nutrient-rich food in your own organic garden.
This online organic gardening class is taught by Samantha Langlois, cofounder of Organic Life Guru.
The Course Outline includes:
1) Course Outline
2) Soil Horizons
3) Physical Properties
a. Soil Texture and Mineral Content
b. Ideal Garden Soil
c. Organic Matter
d. Soil Structure and Aggregation
4) Chemical Properties
b. Cation Exchange Capacity
5) Soil Organisms
6).Soil Nutrients and Amendments
a. Macro and Micro Nutrients
b. Soil Testing
c. Soil Amendments
7) Soil Building
9) Gardening Styles
a. Raised Beds
b. In-Ground Gardens
c. Lasagna Gardening
d. Container Gardening
Samantha Langlois is a conservation biologist with a Masters degree from Antioch University and an avid organic gardener. As a conservationist she believes she can impart the greatest ecological good by focusing on our food systems. She has gardened around the country from Maine to Alaska. Samantha grows as much of her own food as possible. She currently gardens in northwest Montana.
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